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Category: 06. Co-design and co-delivery

Co-producing in practice at service design and delivery stages

How we make a difference together

From the Co-production Scotland Network: Published in 2015, ‘Co-production – how we make a difference together’ is a suite of resources – videos, case studies and information to help spread understanding of co-production. It gives examples of the different ways in which co-production approaches can be used, but more than this, it draws together the principles of co-production and the practicalities of working in this way. This resource has been developed by the Scottish Co-production Network, the Joint […]

New conversations 2: LGA Guide to Engagement

As we approach the third decade of the 21st century, public organisations and institutions find themselves in a tricky position. The challenges they face are arguably as hard as they’ve been at any point in post-war history and yet the public has very low trust in Government and other institutions to get the decisions right. There have been a series of major blows to trust in the system, running back over the last ten or fifteen years […]

Paying people who receive benefits – Co-production and participation

This ‘at a glance’ briefing looks at benefit changes that can make it easier for people who use services and carers to get involved in paid co-production/participation in health and social care. The benefit rates quoted are correct at time of publication (January 2019). Permitted Work rates are now revised in April to put them in line with the rates for the new National Living Wage. Read the full briefing here. 

OGP’s Participation and Co-creation Toolkit: from usual suspects to business as usual

The Open Government Partnership aims to bring citizens and government closer in policy-making, so have provided a lot of learnings on how to create opportunities for dialogue and participation since 2011. Their toolkit captures a multitude of these good practices and presents them to encourage further adoption and innovation and help government reformers and civil society partners alike in improving the quality and output of co-creation processes across OGP. Access the toolkit here. 

Co-creation: ‘What works here doesn’t work there’ (Wildman, J.M. et al., 2019)

The significance of local context for a sustainable and replicable asset‐based community intervention aimed at promoting social interaction in later life Wildman, J.M., Valtorta, N., Moffatt, S. and Hanratty, B. (2019)   What is known about this topic: Asset‐based community approaches are increasingly being used to improve health and well‐being. Asset‐based programmes harness resources within communities with the aim of tackling locally rooted problems. Mapping local resources is the first stage in the development of […]

Co-production Project Planner

A free resource focusing on putting ideas into action, from IRISS (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services). It comprises: project planning workbook to take you from initial ideas to running co-production workshops guide to planning co-production projects suite of Iriss facilitation tools. Keywords: co-production resource, workbook, planning guide, facilitation tools https://www.iriss.org.uk/resources/tools/co-production-project-planner  

Co-production guide for Northern Ireland: connecting and realising value through people (2018)

Department of Health “The Department of Health launched the Co-Production Guide for Northern Ireland, “Connecting and Realising Value Through People” on the 31st August 2018. This practical Guide to support the application of a Co-Production approach across our health and social care system was developed as part of the Department’s programme of work to transform health and social care provision as envisaged in “Delivering Together 2026”. Developed using a system wide partnership approach, the Guide provides underpinning […]

Getting things changed: disabled people’s organisations and co-production

‘Getting Things Changed’ was a large multi-centre programme of UK based research in Disability Studies, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council between 2015-2018. It was led by a team at the University of Bristol, with Disability Rights UK, the National Development Team for Inclusion and partners in three other universities. The report highlights the successes and challenges of a co-productive approach – refer particularly to the executive summary and introduction, and to the detail of chapter 9 (page 40) […]

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